Subject: Re: Sharing word processor docs with windows users
To: None <Peter.Bex@student.kun.nl, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thomas Miller <email@example.com>
Date: 04/27/2004 09:49:30
Peter Bex <Peter.Bex@student.kun.nl> wrote:
> I always get lots of heat from Windows users who say stuff like ``I should
> keep up with times [sic] and just install Windows/MS Office'' because I can't
> read Word .doc documents.
> Someone already stated they never ever want to work with me again just
> because I'm such a pain in the behind when it comes to principles. ;)
[ . . . ]
> My question is this: What do you guys use to communicate in the harsh
> reality where Windows & MS Office are the common thing?
[ . . . ]
> "The process of preparing programs for a digital computer
> is especially attractive, not only because it can be economically
> and scientifically rewarding, but also because it can be an aesthetic
> experience much like composing poetry or music."
> -- Donald Knuth
If you solve this problem, you will be as famous as Knuth!